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Edna St Vincent Millay

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Comprehensive information about Edna St Vincent Millay including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. The poet Richard Wilbur asserted, "She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century." This educational Edna St Vincent Millay resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart. Quote Right
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Quote Left Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin. Quote Right
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Quote Left Death devours all lovely things; Lesbia with her sparrow Shares the darkness—presently Every bed is narrow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell. Quote Right
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Quote Left How strange a thing is death, bringing to his knees, bringing to his antlers/The buck in the snow. Quote Right
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